Nonsurgical interventions via lifestyle modifications and pharmacotherapy have not demonstrated success.
BOSTON – With no approved pharmacologic treatments for NAFLD and NASH, weight reduction remains one of the mainstays of treatment.
Durham VAMC researchers agree with health benefits to bariatric surgery for veterans but find financially it can lead to more costs.
Why are we debating the use of CPAP vs NIV in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)?
Reducing exposure to these events could decrease cases of heart disease, respiratory disease, and depression by millions, a CDC report says.
An education program offered health care providers information to assess patients’ daily calorie goal and prompted an increase in weight loss and...
BARCELONA – Once-weekly treatment with subcutaneous semaglutide yielded greater reductions in HbA1c and body weight than once-daily...
Reduction in body mass index over time also was associated with lower risk of developing psoriatic arthritis.
Future studies should attempt to evaluate the impact of bariatric surgery on the long-term outcomes of arthroplasty
PARIS – Data from more than 142,000 middle-aged people worldwide show those with a body mass index of 25-29 kg/m2 outlast those at 20-...